Riparian Definition

Of, adjacent to, or living on the bank of a river or, sometimes, of a lake, pond, etc.
Webster's New World
Of, on, or relating to the banks of a natural course of water.
American Heritage
Designating any right enjoyed by the owner of riparian land.
Webster's New World

Origin of Riparian

  • From Latin rÄ«pārius (“relating to a riverbank") +"Ž -an.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin rīpārius from rīpa bank

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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